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22 July, 2021

A Mysterious Condition That Causes 'Excruciating Pain': Halifax Woman Shares Her Experiences Living With Fibromyalgia

A profile of Canadian Fibromyalgia sufferer Stephanie MacIntosh.

21 July, 2021

Fitness Trackers Reveal Just How Long It Can Take to Truly Recover From COVID-19

Fitbits, smart watches and other wearable devices are helping scientists track the lingering effects of COVID-19 on the human body.

20 July, 2021

Long-COVID Symptoms Improved With Neuromodulation

All twenty long-COVID patients who received neuromodulation treatment reported significant improvements in their symptoms in just 14 days.

19 July, 2021

Long-COVID Patients May Unlock Secrets Of Mysterious Conditions

No one really knows why some people develop long-term COVID symptoms. Doctors are studying long-COVID, but they hope to gain a better understanding of conditions that have vexed doctors for years.

18 July, 2021

Chest Strap System Monitors Severity Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain, have developed a system to monitor the severity of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome. The system includes a commercial chest strap sensor that measures heart rate variability and a paired app that collects, collates, and presents these data, allowing patients to monitor their condition and share information with their clinician.

17 July, 2021

Burnham-On-Sea Artist Donates Pet Portrait To Winner Of ‘Pawfect Virtual Bake Off’

Burnham-On-Sea artist Felicity Franks has donated a pet portrait to the winner of an online baking competition.

16 July, 2021

Tillicoultry Woman Kelly-Marie Set To Support People Suffering From Fibromyalgia

A Scottish woman is set to scale Dumyat in a bid to secure vital support for people suffering from Fibromyalgia, following her own diagnosis.

15 July, 2021

‘I Shouldn’t Have To Beg For My Life’

A profile of Canadian ME/CFS sufferer Madeline. (*Warning: This article discusses death.)

14 July, 2021

Young Woman With Chronic Pain Calls Out 'Old People' Slamming Her For Parking In Disabled Spots Because She 'Doesn't Look Disabled'

A social media influencer from Melbourne with Fibromyalgia has called out 'old people' who slam her for using disability parking because she 'doesn't look disabled'.

13 July, 2021

‘Health Systems Should Be Prepared’: Doctors Brace For Tsunami Of Long Covid

As the debilitating post-viral condition affects millions around the world, medical experts are scrambling to nail down what causes it – and how to treat it.

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